Dr. Silvana Krasteva is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics. Her research interests are in industrial organization theory and public economic theory.
Dr. Jonathan Meer is a Professor in the Department of Economics. His research focuses on charitable giving and the economics of education. His recent work examines whether fundraising creates new giving, how Teach for America teachers impact college-going among low-income students, and how the interaction between teacher and student gender affects student performance. He is a Private Enterprise Research Center professor and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Dr. Marco Palma is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. Dr Palma is the director of the Human Behavior Laboratory, a transdisciplinary facility that integrates state of the art technology to measure biometric and neurophysiological responses of human decision making. The HBL aims to facilitate the integration of neurophysiological responses to traditional methods of studying human behavior in the social sciences. Specifically, it provides access to state of the art equipment to simultaneously collect psychophysiological data, including eye tracking, facial expression analysis to assess human emotions, neural signals (electroencephalography), galvanic skin response (GSR) heart and respiration rates through integrated stimulus presentation platforms.
Dr. Steve Puller is a Professor in the Department of Economics. He research areas are Industrial Organization, Public Economics, Energy Economics, and Regulation.
Dr. Steven Wiggins is a Professor in the Department of Economics. His research areas are Industrial Organization, Regulation, and Antitrust.